Nothing says christmas quite like a trip to the ballet for tchaikovskys the nutcracker. Royal ballet s nutcracker runs until january 15 at the royal opera house 020 7304 4000. Ernest ansermet, royal opera house orchestra, covent. Although this music is synonymous with christmas, it is spectacular to listen to at all times of the year. The nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Royal opera house, london the royal ballet s fabulouslooking nutcracker is also the most serious, says judith mackrell. Miyako yoshida, steven mcrae, gary avis, iohna loots, ricardo cervera, orchestra of the royal opera house, koen kessels, the royal ballet, peter wright. For more detailed information please also visit the sydney opera house s official website sydneyoperahouse. Buy tickets for the nutcracker royal ballet in london with fast delivery, at encore tickets.
This year i popped along to my local cinema to watch it streamed live from the royal opera house in london. Kate watches the nutcracker at royal opera house kate. Tchaikovskys muchloved music is matched to a magical adventure on christmas eve for clara and her nutcracker doll. The royal ballet s glorious production of the nutcracker, created by peter wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an alltime ballet favourite. Official account of the royal opera and the royal ballet. With origins in greek mythology, sylvia was loved by aminta, abducted by orion and eventually rescued by eros. Most of the drama at last nights royal ballet performance of the nutcracker at the royal opera house wasnt happening on that. A cherished holiday tradition, the nutcracker is pure enchantment. Saw this production in 2016 as part of the royal opera ballet live cinema transmissions, and to this. Home products the nutcracker dvd the royal ballet 2009. Created by wright in 1984, its the production par excellence of an alltime favourite its christmas eve and drosselmeyer gary avis the magician sweeps young clara francesca hayward away on a fantastical journey from the family living room to the kingdom of sweets. Stream the nutcracker, a playlist by royal opera house from desktop or your mobile device. Stop rustling that bloody bag or ill take it off you. The nutcracker dance of the mirlitons francesca hayward, the royal ballet.
Nutcracker the royal ballet englands royal ballet mounted this 2009 production of pyotr ilyich tchaikovskys nutcracker one. This is my favorite production of nutcracker and ive seen many, both live and recorded. The heroines magical journey takes her from a family party to the glitter of the land of sweets, where marianela nunez is a sugar plum. It is the home of the royal opera, the royal ballet, and the orchestra of the royal opera house. She is delighted with the shiny wooden nutcracker doll that her godfather has given her on christmas eve. Audience responses to the royal ballets christmas classic, broadcast live to. The royal ballets glorious production of the nutcracker, created by peter wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an alltime ballet. The nutcracker royal ballet tickets royal opera house.
Royal opera house darcey bussell sylvia darcey bussell and roberto bolle star in frederick ashtons sylvia, restored to the splendour of its elegant and opulent threeact form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of the royal ballet. On the 4th january 2017, i went, with my family, to watch the ballet production of the nutcracker at the royal opera house. Tchaikovsky the orchestra of the royal opera house, covent garden, mark ermler ballet highlights. The royal ballet celebrates peter wrights 90th birthday with his glorious production of this beautiful ballet.
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The royal ballet s nutcracker is both opulent and cosy. The royal ballet s production and interpretation of the story was created by sir peter wright and premiered at the royal opera house in 1984. Dance of the sugar plum fairy from the nutcracker the royal ballet. Known by everyone but nonetheless a wonder to listen to, it is the score that makes this ballet not only a christmas classic, but a wonderful piece of art, despite the sugary wrapping. The royal ballet s revival is a joyful return, an ideal combination of traditional warmth and newminted detail. The nutcracker is playing at the royal opera house until 14 january. Ernest ansermet, royal opera house orchestra, covent garden. To get the most out of your ballet experience at the sydney opera house please read the following information. It is christmas eve and herr drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young clara away on a fantasy. Royal opera house 4,277 words exact match in snippet view article find links to article house was constructed in 1732. The nutcracker by royal opera house free listening on.
A tv screening of a production of alices adventures in wonderland by the royal ballet, staged at the royal opera house in london. The nutcracker is a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around. The nutcracker dance of the mirlitons francesca hayward, the. Come and experience stunning performances of music and dance, backstage tours, delicious food and drink, at a historic landmark in the heart of londons theatreland. The nutcracker royal ballet tickets are not currently available. Peter wrights interpretation of the nutcracker has been enchanting children and adults alike since its first performance by the royal ballet in 1984. Royal opera house covent garden foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee.
When her nutcracker toy comes to life, young clara is transported by the magician drosselmeyer to a magical world of excitement and delight. Tchaikovsky the orchestra of the royal opera house. Backstage at the nutcracker, royal opera house flickr. The nutcracker royal opera house special screening youtube. Accompanied by the tchaikovsky score, the artists of the royal ballet bring the magical adventures of clara to life, as shes given an enchanted nutcracker doll on christmas eve, and then defeats the mouse king, visits the kingdom of sweets, meets the sugar plum fairy, and so much more. Tchaikovsky the nutcracker the royal ballet dvd, 2001. It is christmas eve and herr drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young clara away on a fantasy adventure in which time is suspended, the family living room becomes a great battlefield, and a magical. The royal ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the royal opera house in covent garden, london, england. Lev ivanovs 1892 ballet combined with tchaikovskys sumptuous, iconic score are presented in a festive period setting with vivid designs to make this a charming and magical production. The original ballet was created by marius petipa and lev inavov with an original music score composed by pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky. Why the royal ballet love performing the nutcracker youtube. Nutcracker royal opera house available in bluray, dvd. The royal ballet s the nutcracker is the quintessential christmas ballet. For more information and tickets, see the royal opera house website.
Lauren cuthbertson and federico bonelli dance the exquisite sugar plum fairy and her prince. It was first performed in at the marinsky theatre in st petersburg in 1892. Find out more at peter wrights nighon definitive production for the royal ballet ranks as one of the most. It wouldnt be christmas without the nutcracker popping up all seasonal and beautiful around the theatres. Royal ballet nutcracker suite dvdsterlingstarling the royal ballet at covent garden is excellent, and the production of this ballet in 2000 was firstrate.
See more ideas about sheer tights, tights and pantyhose legs. If youre new to ballet and opera or have loved them all your life, we have something for you. Royal opera house, london its an unhappy christmas for the mice again, but otherwise the royal ballet s nutcracker is dreamlike perfection. Its the first fulllength score commissioned for the royal ballet in 20 years. Orchestra royal opera house orchestra,covent garden notes plum label. This is a timeless musical classic from tchaikovsky, performed wondrously by the orchestra of the royal opera house, covent garden. Kate middleton attended a showing of the nutcracker on december 20 at the royal opera house the duchess of cambridge was there in a private capacity, although she did met with the dancers after the show, which is how we got these instagram photos. A christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.144 1299 715 856 444 358 1325 925 326 1614 934 1618 384 9 280 904 897 633 171 268 918 86 1616 455 20 239 1598 1401 479 619 113 1189 1269 485 1043 553 190 5 1101